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NU SHPE: Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers, NU Student Chapter

The Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers, Northeastern University Chapter (NU SHPE) is a professional organization whose goal is to enable Latinos in the New England area (including MA, ME, NH, VT and RI) to pursue, obtain and develop successful careers with top research and development, high-tech (i.e., hardware, software and IT services), and communications companies, as well as other science- and engineering-based organizations.

The Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers, Northeastern University Chapter (NU SHPE) is a professional organization whose goal is to enable Latinos in the New England area (including MA, ME, NH, VT and RI) to pursue, obtain and develop successful careers with top research and development, high-tech (i.e., hardware, software and IT services), and communications companies, as well as other science- and engineering-based organizations.

Members of NU SHPE are brought together by heritage, social responsibility and desire to improve the equality of all people through the use of science and technology. They value excellence in education, professional pursuits and leadership. NU SHPE obtains excellence through integrity, empowerment, achievement, diversity and continuous improvement.

The most significant difference between their organization and others is the sense of familia. This culture is what makes them unique and not “just another engineering group.” NU SHPE prepares students to graduate with a skill set that is valuable and sought after in the professional world. Familia supports this goal with character development through support of other members.

Student Organization Advisor


Richard Harris
Assistant Dean, Academic Scholarship, Mentoring and Outreach & Director of NU Program in Multicultural Engineering (NUPRIME),  Diversity Programs


Jose Martinez Lorenzo
Associate Professor,  Mechanical and Industrial Engineering & Electrical and Computer Engineering
Associate Professor,  Electrical and Computer Engineering

Devices, circuits and sensing; antenna analysis, modeling, design, and optimization; subsurface scattering analysis; computational methods of electromagnetics; novel radar system specification and design; explosives detection.


Luis Frias
Academic Program Assistant,  Enrollment Services